ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WHAS11) -- An Elizabethtown man is facing attempted murder charges Thursday afternoon.

Police said he slashed another man's throat. They said they were called to the Kentucky Cardinal Inn Tuesday night where they found a man with his throat cut inside a hotel room.

He was rushed to the University of Louisville Hospital and is now in stable condition.

Investigators said that victim had gotten into a fight with 21-year-old Derrick Butterworth and that's when Butterworth cut him.

Police arrested Butterworth Wednesday night. He remains in the Hardin County Detention Center.